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27 Easy Red, White and Blue Desserts for 4th of July and Beyond


Celebrate the Fourth of July with delicious red, white and blue desserts! Whether you’re hosting a BBQ or a small gathering with friends and family, these easy desserts are the perfect festive treats. These 27 patriotic recipes are sure to impress your guests.

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Let’s make some patriotic red, white and blue desserts!

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Red, White and Blue desserts are not only great for the Fourth of July but work for any other patriotic celebration.

With colors that mimic the American flag, these easy-to-make desserts won’t keep you stuck in the kitchen!

Whether you’re hosting or just bringing a dish to a neighbor’s house, these festive recipes are tasty and look awesome.

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With recipes that require minimal prep time and simple ingredients, you can focus on enjoying the festivities rather than stressing over the food.

Light the grill, put on your favorite patriotic playlist, and enjoy some of these delicious red, white and blue dessert ideas this Fourth of July!

Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas

I've gathered deliciously easy red, white, and blue desserts that will make your taste buds sing. From simple treats where you just have to add fruit to more creative recipes that will take a bit longer, all of these desserts are bursting with flavor. So why not add some festive flair to your patriotic dessert table with these delicious and colorful treats!

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Top Tips

  • Keep fruit fresh: Use the freshest fruit you can in your red, white, and blue desserts. Berries like raspberries, strawberries and blueberries, have the best color and flavor when stored correctly. Read more about keeping berries fresh.
  • Make individual servings: Consider making individual servings instead of a large cake or pie. This not only makes serving dessert at a party easier, but it also allows guests to easily take their dessert and mingle without having to sit down with a plate and fork.
  • Use premade ingredients: Don’t be afraid to use store-bought ingredients like cake mix, cookies from the bakery, or store-bought frosting. This can save you time and effort in the kitchen and still result in a delicious dessert. Then just add your own creative touch to make it your own.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the easiest way to make a dessert red, white and blue?

You can make just about any dessert more patriotic with red and blue food coloring or add red, white and blue sprinkles!

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One Comment

  1. Sweet E's Bake Shop says:

    Fantastic patriotic dessert spread! Festive red, white and blue treats perfect for Fourth of July celebrations. Looks delightfully delicious and eye-catching.

    Sweet E’s Bake Shop

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